The University of Warsaw Library (BUW) remains closed until 29th November due to the restriction on the operation of public and scientific libraries introduced by Poland’s Council of Ministers.

Those who borrowed books can return them laterThe return dates for borrowed books, Kindle readers and keys to individual work booths have been postponed to 15th December. There will be no charges for books overdue from 7th to 29th November.


Books ordered earlier than 7th November and reservations ready for pick-up, can be collected by 4th December (it applies to the Circulation Desk and the Reading Room).


The possibility of ordering books from BUW as well as requesting keys to the individual work booths have been disabled, but they can still be booked.


Students, doctoral candidates and employees of UW can still order scans for free. Scanning service is available for users with active library accounts at the University of Warsaw Library, with no overdue library (BUW) materials, and with no fees charged by the University of Warsaw Library. More information >>


Also, it is still possible to use to the wide range of electronic resources of BUW: e-journals, e-books and databases. More information>>